Terrace man dies in motorcycle crash

POLICE CONTINUE to investigate after a local man died in a motorcycle accident this past weekend.

  • Aug. 6, 2013 4:00 p.m.

POLICE CONTINUE to investigate after a local man died in a motorcycle accident this past weekend.

Terrace RCMP report that a 53-year-old man from Terrace died after his motorcycle crashed into the ditch on Old Lakelse Lake Rd approximately 1 km past Thornhill St. shortly after 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 4th.

A witness performed CPR on the man immediately after the crash and paramedics transported the man to Mills Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced deceased, reported police.

Witnesses say the 1996 Harley Davidson motorcycle was travelling eastbound along a straight stretch when it veered off the road right into the ditch, said police. Speed and alcohol were not involved, said police.

A mechanical inspection of the motorcycle is pending.